Family Services

Your Dollars @ Work: Recursos en español (English too!)

In 2007, the first year of the Family Services Community Grants program, Autism ... More...

On the Road: Extraordinary Adventures

I wrote this post from the floor of the Atlanta airport, where I spent the better part of last Thursday night.  It wouldn’t be so bad, except that I spent the better part of the day stuck in the Nashville airport.  (Sidenote: ... More...

Delivering Feedback to Families: How Can We Teach this Skill?

This is a blog post by Harriet B. Austin, Ph.D., Senior Instructor and LEND Family Discipline Director, UC-Denver JFK Partners; Children's Hospital. Dr. Austin authored that latest ATN/AIR-P tool kit, ... More...

My Once Non-Verbal Son Gets an Audition for "The Voice!"

This guest post is by Dawn Powers, a mother with an exciting announcement about her son Darion.  ... More...

Tears of Joy

This is a post by Kimberlee Rutan McCafferty, mother to two sons on the autism spectrum and an Autism Family Partner at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Helping Families with Feeding Issues

Below is a guest post by pediatric psychologist Jayne Bellando, Ph.D., Associate Professor Department of Pediatrics at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.  Along with her colleagues, Dr. Bellando co-authored the newly released AS... More...

Heart of Autism: 13-Year-Old Lights It Up Blue in his Community!

This Heart of Autism post is by Kim Jansen, a teacher in Sherman, Conn. Kim tells about her experience with Josh, an extraordinary 13-yea... More...

“My Little Boy” (Justin’s Song)

This is a post by Jeffrey Jay Jackson, the father of a 10-year-old boy on the autism spectrum. Below Jeffrey shares his story and the beautiful song he wrote for his son. 

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